realpath(1) — Linux manual page

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REALPATH(1)                   User Commands                  REALPATH(1)

NAME         top

       realpath - print the resolved path

SYNOPSIS         top

       realpath [OPTION]... FILE...

DESCRIPTION         top

       Print the resolved absolute file name; all but the last component
       must exist

       -e, --canonicalize-existing
              all components of the path must exist

       -m, --canonicalize-missing
              no path components need exist or be a directory

       -L, --logical
              resolve '..' components before symlinks

       -P, --physical
              resolve symlinks as encountered (default)

       -q, --quiet
              suppress most error messages

       --relative-to=DIR
              print the resolved path relative to DIR

       --relative-base=DIR
              print absolute paths unless paths below DIR

       -s, --strip, --no-symlinks
              don't expand symlinks

       -z, --zero
              end each output line with NUL, not newline

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by Padraig Brady.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help:
       <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to
       <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:
       GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute
       it.  There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top

       readlink(1), readlink(2), realpath(3)

       Full documentation
       <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/realpath>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) realpath invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.32             March 2020                    REALPATH(1)

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